“Free” Chicken & Beer Festival

There will be no free chicken or beer. This is the name of the festival. It’s a joke. So now continue to the details below.

Sunday Aug 27th celebrity softball night with Team Darren McCarty vs Team Braylon Edwards at Pine Squirrel in Gaylord.
Home Run Derby 5pm
Game Time 6:05pm
$10 donation at the door raising money for former Gaylord Snow hockey players who we lost last year. Come help us raise money for the family

Monday Aug 28th
517Golf brings you an amazing day with John Daly & friends Fore 20 Golf Tour at the Otsego Resort in Gaylord.

4 time Stanley Cup Champion Darren McCarty from the Red Wings, Braylon Edwards

Darren McCarty golf

Morning Outing Pro Am 7:30am-1pm

Afternoon Outing Pro Am w/ celebs 2pm-8pm (teams still available to play in the Pro Am) visit www.517.golf to register

Doors for the public open at 9am-7pm

Distilleries, Breweries, Wineries – sample and buy on site while enjoying the event

Vendors: Long Drink, The United States Marines, Big Buck Brewery, Founders Brew Co., Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, North Peak Brewing Co., The Rusty Pelican, Jeeter, White Birch Clothing, The Hempire Collective, Heads Cannabis Co, Grown Rogue, Lume, Exclusive, RKIVE, Smyth Realty Group, GT Rolling Co., Fatty’s, New Holland Brew Company, Dark Horse Brewing Co, DuneGrass, GreenMan Golf, Wilson Cannabis, Petter Putter, Par Star, Mel’s Candles, Iron Pig Smokehouse, The Reef, Cannabee, Frosted Farms, Amazing Budz, Blooming Budz, Reconnect, Vapin Ape, Wynk, Grand Traverse Distillery, Under The Stars Glamping, White Claw, Charity Golf International, Good Boy Vodka, Chicken Cock Whiskey, White Claw, TJ Loopies Lemonade Stand, Pro Sports Zone Memorabilia

Art show, Speedpainter, Clothing Vendors, Food Trucks, Candle vendors, Golf vendors
John Daly look alike contest,

Car show starts around 7:00pm-10:00pm

Free s’mores at the Under the Stars Glamping tent Bon fire pit near the Tyrol Lodge (while supplies last)

Aug 29th Pro Am w/ John Daly available for team spots. This is a private event only. 4man team spots for $2,000 still available. Visit www.517.golf to register

Rooms at Otsego Resort still available. Do
Not book online. Please call 989-732-5181

Thank you to Tim Corser from 517 Golf, the group behind the pro-am.

John Daly golf

What:           “Free” Chicken & Beer Festival featuring the Fore 20 golf tour w/ John Daly & Darren McCarty

When:          Monday, August 28, 2023

Where:        Otsego Resort (696 M-32, Gaylord, MI)

Time:           7:30 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cost:            $25.00 general admission

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